Pillars: Philanthropy News
17 June 2024

UVA Darden Dedicates Tahija Arboretum: A Green Oasis Honoring Legacy and Learning

On a picturesque morning on 10 June, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business celebrated the formal dedication of The Tahija Arboretum, a space that intertwines nature with education. Part of the larger Tahija Arboretum & LaCross Botanical Gardens, it stands as a testament to the generosity and vision of George S. Tahija (MBA '86) and his wife, Laurel Tahija.

24 May 2024

Transformative Scholarship Journeys at UVA Darden: Malcolm Stewart and Carson Gleberman

A scholarship recipient and donor recently shared their inspiring journeys at a special University of Virginia Darden School of Business gathering during Reunion Weekend. Here are their stories, charted through their powerful words, a testament to the transformative power of scholarship support.

21 May 2024

Financial Times Shines Spotlight on Darden’s Forum Hotel

Darden this week enjoyed an international media spotlight in an article published by the Financial Times about how the world’s top business schools are investing in hotel-style facilities to enhance their educational experiences.

16 May 2024

‘What’s Next?’ for Anton Dela Cruz: From Creative Writing to Ethical Leadership at UVA Darden

As the University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares to graduate its Class of 2024, Anton Dela Cruz is set to move from a multifaceted career in operations to a strategic role in healthcare consulting. His time at Darden has fueled significant personal growth and a shift toward ethical leadership and community involvement.

15 May 2024

‘What’s Next?’ for Sharon Okeke: A New Chapter in Investment Banking and a Journey of Growth at UVA Darden

As the University of Virginia Darden School of Business prepares to send off its Class of 2024, Sharon Okeke stands poised to transition from finance management in Nigeria to a promising future in investment banking at Evercore in Houston. Her journey through Darden has been transformative, deeply influenced by the community and the case method of learning on which the School prides itself.

14 May 2024

‘What’s Next?’ for Yonah Greenstein: From the Basketball Court to the Boardroom at UVA Darden

As the Class of 2024 at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business gears up for graduation, Yonah Greenstein is poised to make a significant leap from nonprofit founder and basketball coach to a strategic consultant at McKinsey & Company. Greenstein’s story illustrates how Darden refines its students' career trajectories and empowers them to better the world.